Outstanding Visionary

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Adam Herman, CPA
Partner and Chief Visionary Officer | Mueller Prost LC

This award honors members who have made significant contributions toward advancing the CPA profession. Nominees are evaluated on their foresight, innovation, leadership, promotion of the profession’s goodwill, dedication to the development of others, and commitment to enhancing the future of the profession

Adam Herman’s desire to innovate and bring unique offerings to his firm, his passion for developing and retaining top talent, and his commitment to leaving a legacy are just a few of the traits that make him a true visionary. 

Adam has been a driving force in helping his firm grow from 22 to 160 employees.  He led efforts to restructure firm management and developed a transition plan to help position the firm for the future, which has created many new opportunities for current and future staff. He continually brings new technology into the firm, such as IDEA data analytics, a software based proposal system, and cybersecurity improvements.  He was instrumental in creating several new growth opportunities, including research and experimentation tax credits, business valuation, litigation support, forensics, mergers and acquisitions, CFO services and X-vision.

Adam leads through collaboration.  He believes in taking risks to grow and encourages others to do the same. Even as a firm leader, he continues to make time to assist in recruiting and mentoring, and he urges others to invest in themselves through education. These are just a few of the reasons why his colleagues call Adam a person of great integrity with a deep passion for the profession.